CBSE alongwith Microsoft to train 1000 teachers

CBSE alongwith Microsoft to train 1000 teachers

5 September 2019 | Source: Oswaal Books Editorial Board

The Central Board of Secondary Education joins hands with tech giant Microsoft Corporation Pvt. Ltd. Is all geared up to conduct a training session for 1000 teachers soon. Through this training programme both CBSE and Microsoft aim to introduce the latest technologies for improving access to and use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools.

Interested teachers who wish to enroll for this tarining programme can visit the official website of CBSE to read the full notice. It is to be noted that each school can nominate only 2 teachers for this training programme. The last date of registration is September 9,2019.

The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools will help teachers to integrate technology into teaching, use digital technologies safely, enhance the learning experiences and improve the 21st-century skills of all students. During this programme, learners will be provided real project-based learning environment so that they can gain in-depth practical knowledge of the Microsoft Office 365. The training will also include some aspects of Artificial Intelligence, gamification through Minecraft, collaborative tools such as Teams, Flipgrid, OneNote.

Certain key benefits of the Programme –

  •          Seamless Coordination with the Cloud-based Tools
  •          Use Cloud Drive, Digital Story Telling, connect with global educators, planning classroom activities
  •          Handling diverse learners in the classroom.
  •          Use digital literacy tools to support students’ reading, writing, and fluency development.
  •          Handling virtual sessions through Teams.
  •          Create Bots using Microsoft Cognitive Services
  •          Opportunity to become Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) and earn recognition on Microsoft Educator Community through e-badges and certificates on various technologies.